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Vegan crème caramel

10
8
8
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
20 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
6
Difficulty
Easy
The classic dessert is reinvented using almond milk and tofu.

Ingredients

Caster Sugar

75 g

Unsweetened Almond Drink

100 ml

Plain Tofu

700 g

Maple Syrup

6 tablespoons

Cornflour

4 tablespoons, level

Dr Oetker Madagascan Vanilla Bean Paste

15 g

Instructions

  1. Put the caster sugar in a small dry frying pan set over a medium-high heat. Cook for 8-10 minutes, swirling the pan (not stirring), until the sugar melts into a light-brown caramel. Remove from the heat. Carefully divide the caramel between 6 x 180ml ramekins, then set aside.
  2. Put the tofu, almond milk, maple syrup, cornflour and vanilla bean paste into a small food processor or blender and blitz until completely smooth.
  3. Transfer the tofu mixture to a pan and set over a medium heat. Cook for 5 minutes, whisking continuously, until thickened – it should be the consistency of a thick yogurt.
  4. Remove from the heat and divide the mixture between the ramekins, pouring it over the caramel. Transfer to the fridge and chill for 3 hours or until set.
  5. Briefly dip the base of each ramekin into a pan of just-boiled water to loosen the edges of the crème caramels. Carefully turn out onto plates to serve.

Notes

The caramel will set firmly in the ramekins and chilling them helps it form a thin, liquid sauce, so it’s best to make these at the start of the day to enjoy for dessert later.

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